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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Bears Blame In $4M Cancer Verdict, Jury Says

for a smoker’s cigarette addiction and resulting death from throat cancer...verdict in favor of plaintiff Bertie Thomas, who had sued on behalf of the estate of her late husband, Marvin. The jury found R.J. Reynolds had worked to conceal smoking’s true da
Law360
added Aug 1, 2017 17:01
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[Florida] Shook Hardy Prevails for Philip Morris on Nicotine Addiction Trial Question

A Tampa jury sides with the cigarette maker in the case of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer at 51.
Daily Report
added Aug 1, 2017 00:22
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[Florida] Pioneer Plaintiffs' Law Firm Wins Appeal in Tobacco Lawsuit; Fort Lauderdale's Schlesinger Law Offices Granted New Trial Against Big Tobacco

won the chance to re-try a lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Philip Morris USA, Inc. after the Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed a jury verdict that originally favored the two tobacco companies. The plaintiff behind the lawsuit, Fa
Accesswire
added Aug 1, 2017 00:20
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Florida Jury Awards $4 Million To Widow Of Smoker In Engle Progeny Suit

After finding that a man who died from laryngeal cancer was addicted to cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., a Florida jury on July 28 awarded his widow $4 million in damages (Bertie Thomas v. R.J. Reynolds
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 1, 2017 00:03
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[Florida] JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITY BECOMING SMOKE-FREE

Jacksonville University is set to become a smoke-free campus August 7th. All lighted tobacco products will be prohibited at property owned, operated, leased, occupied, or controlled by the University. The rules will apply to those affiliated with the cam
WOKV 104.5 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Jul 29, 2017 13:33
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[Florida] Jacksonville University to become smoke free Aug. 7

The rule bans all lighted tobacco products from any property owned, operated, leased, occupied or controlled by the University. Creation of the policy aligns with Jacksonville University’s new Healthy Campus Program, which promotes a culture of wellness,
Florida Times-Union
added Jul 28, 2017 20:22
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Florida Jury Finds For Defense In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

finding that a man who died from lung cancer was not addicted to cigarettes made by Philip Morris and that his lung cancer and death was not caused by an addiction to those cigarettes (Judith Pearson v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 2007-CA-017823, Fla. 13
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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[Florida] JONES V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 07/31/17 –

Phyllis Jones claims R.J. Reynolds concealed the dangers of smoking while fueling the nicotine addiction of Demos Jones, leading to his smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 27, 2017 19:59
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Philip Morris Cleared at Trial Over Florida Railroad Worker's Fatal Cancer

deliberated for about 90 minutes before concluding nicotine addiction was not the legal cause of Don Pearson's death. The finding excludes Pearson's family from a class of plaintiffs potentially entitled to damages for a tobacco industry scheme to hide th
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 26, 2017 23:29
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[Florida] Philip Morris Not Liable For Smoker's Death, Jury Finds ($$)

not liable for a longtime smoker’s lung cancer and death, finding that the man was not addicted to Philip Morris’ cigarettes, hours after the company had argued the smoker knew the risks and never wanted to quit.
Law360
added Jul 26, 2017 19:42
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